Vatican Patrons: Rome Comes to Phoenix!
Please join the Arizona Patrons as we welcome, from Rome...
Fr. Daniel Hennessy, LC
International Director, Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums
Fr. Hennessy became the Director in July, 2016. This is his first trip to Phoenix since assuming his new role; he will be updating the members and friends on projects, plans, and activities in and around the Vatican Museums.
And our very SPECIAL GUEST:
The Most Reverend Thomas J. Olmsted
Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix
Bishop Olmsted was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Lincoln, Nebraska in 1973, and was installed as the fourth Bishop of the Diocese of Phoenix in 2003.
For 16 years, Bishop Olmsted lived in Rome, where he obtained a master’s degree in theology, a doctorate in Canon Law, and worked more than nine years in the Secretariat of State of the Holy See. In 2015, he released his apostolic letter to men "Into the Breach", which has been translated into 9 languages, and continues to inspire men worldwide.
6:00 - Reception
7:00 - Presentation begins
9:00 - Event concludes
Wine and hors d'oeuvres will be provided, so please register by December 4, 2016.
The Arizona Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums is an interfaith, 501(c)3 non-profit organization concerned with the protection, restoration and preservation of human history contained in the great repository of art and artifacts of the Vatican Museums.
NOTE: Parking is under the Pastoral Center. Enter the parking garage from 5th Street, between Monroe and Van Buren.